seafood

Daihatsu Days: A Brief Memoir From the Japanese Road

Daihatsu Days: A Brief Memoir From the Japanese Road

by Zach Mann January 10, 2016

A Japan food road trip, from Kochi City to Kyoto. Driving on the Left Side of the Pacific Ocean — Feb 9, 2012 The first time I stepped into a car in Japan was at the Kochi City train station. Josh met us in front […]

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Vaya Con Diego: A Deep Dive into the Mexican cuisines of San Diego

Vaya Con Diego: A Deep Dive into the Mexican cuisines of San Diego

by Zach Mann January 10, 2016

Cocina Roulette — Feb 11, 2010 The praises of San Diego’s Mexican food, when shared with me, have always fallen on deaf ears. I’m from LA, after all. Taco trucks saturated the mise en scène of my childhood, family restaurantes set the scene for most […]

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Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

Eight Meals in the City of Hungry Angels

by James Boo October 9, 2012

Back in June, I spent one very long weekend weaving through the highways of Los Angeles and Orange County – intermittently attending the most absurd and incredible Indian wedding in the universe and getting re-acquainted with the absurd and incredible food landscape that is southern […]

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Single Serving: Spicy Seafood Salad at Koo Zee Doo in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

Single Serving: Spicy Seafood Salad at Koo Zee Doo in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia

by James Boo April 11, 2012

What exactly makes a meal memorable? The New York restaurant scene is full of concepts, plates and experiences that are mostly devoid of personality. Going on my fourth year in the city, I still have the gnawing feeling that New York restaurants are often more […]

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Driving on the Left Side of the Pacific Ocean

Driving on the Left Side of the Pacific Ocean

by Zach Mann February 9, 2012

The first time Mele and I stepped into a car in Japan was at the Kochi City train station. Josh met us in front of the Anpanman Terrace, and after we awkwardly waved hello at each other from two feet away, our host led us […]

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Crazy About Crab

Crazy About Crab

by Sunita Apte September 6, 2011

Sunita Apte is a writer, children’s book author and food blogger, living in Brooklyn and corresponding from Thailand. You can learn more about her kitchen culture at missmasala.com. My sister-in-law is very partial to seafood. Perhaps I should say she is obsessed. Yes, I think […]

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Single Serving: Takoyaki at Otafuku in Manhattan, New York

Single Serving: Takoyaki at Otafuku in Manhattan, New York

by James Boo July 30, 2011

Do Japanese kids ever beg their parents for a six-piece takoyaki meal? I suppose this question begs another: How often do Japanese kids beg their parents? McChildhood culture aside, Otafuku‘s takoyaki beckon the cravings center of my brain anytime I’m within a few blocks from […]

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Los Trucking Angeles

Los Trucking Angeles

by Zach Mann June 9, 2011

“Street food” is a misleading term, at least in this country. A hot dog stand in suburban Chicago probably has more square footage and seating than three San Francisco Thai restaurants. Mariscos German and Mariscos El Pescador in San Diego are theoretically taco trucks, but […]

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Food Touring the Tourist’s Way in Boston

Food Touring the Tourist’s Way in Boston

by James Boo May 3, 2011

I don’t often play the role of “tourist,” but when Girlfriend and I spent a long weekend in Boston, I tried to put aside the hunt for local gems and regional food history that normally dominates my meals on the road. That’s how I ended […]

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A Bargain of a Meal

A Bargain of a Meal

by James Boo March 30, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve had to haggle over my lunch. Fortunately, the wait staff at Taste Good Malaysian were feeling diplomatic when I asked about their chili crab. The last time I had eaten at Taste Good, chili crab was a special, something […]

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